• "The kids feel it.

    They know that
    somebody cares."
  • "I plan on getting my

    business degree. I'm very committed to community."
  • "Life is never easy for anybody,

    but I open that door and I have a sense of home." It's where Dawn finds her community.

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Mirela’s story

Your gift means more support for people in need, close to home. People like Mirela, who looked for help at a neighbourhood family centre after her dad died. “I went looking for guidance…initially for my mental health and depression because my … Continue reading






Join us in being (extra!) kind on Wednesday, June 22 & share with the hashtag #KindWPG!

Conscious Kindness Day is back, Winnipeg! Kindness can literally change lives. Let’s celebrate how kindness and compassion can be transformative—and a part of our lives every day. Remember how fun it was last year when everyone was extra kind? This year it’s even … Continue reading






Sydney’s story

Your gift means more mental health supports for young people so they can gain coping skills and add resilience into their lives. Young people like Sydney, who was got help with social anxiety and depression. In high school Sydney had … Continue reading






A new Way, together.

After a year of conversations with Winnipeggers, United Way unveils our 2016-2019 Strategic Plan. About 500 community members gathered on the historic rail bridge above the Assiniboine River at The Forks Wednesday to learn about the strategic plan that will guide … Continue reading






Leah’s story

Your gift means more support for Winnipeg families right where they live. For Leah, a single mom of six, the help she got through a neighbourhood family centre kept her kids fed and brought her out of depression and isolation. … Continue reading






Youth Day of Caring 2016

Winnipeg youth show they care at 15 agencies. More than 100 Winnipeg high school students gathered at Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre at Win Gardner Place and boarded busses for the annual United Way Youth Day of Caring. The … Continue reading